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April 1883 in Music History

Events in Music

  • Apr 14 Leo Delibes' opera "Lakmé" premieres in Paris

Birthdays in Music

  • Apr 1 Alexander Vasilyevich Alexandrov, Russian Soviet composer, born in Plakhino, Ryazan Governorate (d. 1946) [OS date]
  • Apr 9 Renzo Bossi, Italian composer, born in Como (d. 1965)
  • Apr 17 Herman Darewsky, British composer, born in Minsk, Russian Empire (d. 1947)
  • Apr 30 David John de Lloyd, Welsh musician and composer, born in Skewen, Wales (d. 1948)

Deaths in Music

  • Apr 18 Agnes Tyrrell, Czech pianist & composer, dies at 36
  • Apr 22 Octave Fouque, French pianist and composer, dies at 38